More to do than can ever be done

The universe.  It is large.   As far as my conception of it goes, it is infinite.   It is infinite in size, in complexity, and in depth. Fractals. Repeating patterns in every direction, each line stretching to infinity.  And ideas. Those are infinite too.  There are an infinite number of ideas we can explore, and … Continue reading “More to do than can ever be done”

Cheesecake and Screen Time

I want you to imagine something.   Imagine that the Cheesecake Factory decided to have a very special promotion.  For one weekend only, diners are invited to enjoy unlimited cheesecake.  Any variety.   All for just 3.99.  Imagine the insanity that would ensue.  There wouldn’t be crowds, there would be mobs.  Let’s say the restaurant miraculously figured … Continue reading “Cheesecake and Screen Time”

I teach (if I have to)

Before I studied education, I rarely (if ever) gave any thought to educational philosophy. Teachers teach, students learn.  It’s simple. It’s like a math equation. Teaching equals learning. If I want my child to learn things, someone will need to teach her those things. I never questioned my belief in how it important it is … Continue reading “I teach (if I have to)”